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In the Sack

The impact of an NFL player is best measured by statistics. They provide the convenient entry and exit points to a career, help determine the greats from the near-greats. Numbers are very cool.

When the Hall of Fame committee eventually considers the work of Michael Strahan it will turn the page back to October 17, 1993, the day one of the most illustrious sack masters in league history got his start. Victim No. 1: Eagles quarterback Ken O'Brien. Time: Last play of the first half. "I remember that I got the sack on the last play of the half," Strahan said. "I got up and started to...